Acceptance testing is a kind of testing where the final purpose is proof of fulfillment of the acceptance criteria and acceptance of the work by stakeholders.

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How to avoid redundant tests

We are building an application using a completely test-driven approach. As developers, we are very familiar with unit tests but haven't been exposed to integrated / functional / acceptance tests. ...
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Techniques to write good acceptance criteria for user stories

I am a developer in the scrum master role and need to get the whole team (specially our product owner) more involved with clearly defining the boundaries of stories. I suspect acceptance criteria is ...
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How common is testing based on log files analysis?

Here is a document that outlines challenges and solutions of testing of Mars Science Laboratory: http://compass.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/ws-slides/havelund.pdf I found the approach of log files ...
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Internal Acceptance Test (not automated): How long should it take?

Given that each test environment is different, is there a general rule of thumb as to how long an internal manual acceptance test should take? Definitions / clarification: Where I came from, when we ...
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What would be a good term for continuous testing post-deployment?

I'm thinking of live production sites here, where there is a continuous community or much content being updated, sort of like a newspaper site or community site (the one I work at is a healthcare ...
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how to implement a given logged in user role through UI automation?

As suggested on StackOverflow I am posting this question here as well. I am having trouble how to implement the Given step (with SpecFlow for example) of a logged in user role throught Web UI ...
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To mock or not to mock with 'Automated Acceptance Tests'

I have been reading alot about automated acceptance testing. However, I have not found any information about how to manage external dependencies. Let's say you have a web application that acts like a ...
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Acceptance test plans off User Stories?

I guess how is this usually done? since a lot of times you don't get precise requirements from the client? The User Stories change so often, and sometimes feel very vast. Is it typical to create an ...
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Acceptance testing between iOs and web app with cucumber

I have an iPad application which sends some data to our web application. With this data, you should be able to do different kind of things. We have cucumber tests for the web application (Using ...
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How to Run tests in parallel with Spinach BDD framework?

Currently in our company we use Spinach as a BDD framework and test runner for our automated acceptance tests. We also use Selenium as a browser driver, Capybara as an additional layer on top of it ...
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Level of detail in a Scenario - when to stop

Scenario: Installer Link When user enters "product.company.com" into a web browser Then a hyperlink is presented to 'ProductSetup.exe' TODO: There is nothing here about presentation, ...
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BDD Acceptance Tests feel…short?

So i'm newly adapted to BDD, and have been using Cucumber for Test Automation, but I also use the "Gherkin" style for writing acceptance tests (that I will hopefully be able to automate in the future, ...
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Systematic approach to test case generation

I have two legacy applications with huge source code base which should get integrated into one application. As my knowledge of the domain of the applications is quite limited and there is no testing ...
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BDD Test Plans: Should features be the same User Stories?

So I'm somewhat new to the BDD world. I've been using Cucumber a little bit for automated testing, but I'm unable to automate everything due to general manpower/time restrictions. However as I write ...
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Should an acceptance test cover requirements that resemble specifications?

I am trying to clarify the difference between Acceptance testing vs System testing, which has led me down the road of separating validation from verification activities. So, I am focusing on business ...
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Why is CodeCeption acceptance test unable to access web page through webdriver?

I'm trying to build a CodeCeption acceptance test environment for Joomla. To make it easier to reproduce the tests on any developer's machine, I want to provide a Docker based environment. I'm ...